Swallowtail butterfly

27 Apr

Swallowtail butterfly

Common Name: Swallowtail Butterfly Name in English: Old World Swallowtail Scientific Name: Papilio machaon Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Lepidoptera Family: Papilionidae Genus: Papilio Species: P. machaon Features: Rear wings end in a tail of more than 1 cm Evergadura: about 8 to 10 cm Antennas: Recessed at the end Geographic distribution: Occurs […]

Arara-canindé

26 Apr

Arara-canindé

Arara-canindé, also known as yellow-bellied macaw, is one of the best-known representatives of the Ara genus, being one of the emblematic species of the Brazilian cerrado and important for many indigenous communities. It is much appreciated as a pet. It occurs from Central America to Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. The individuals of this species weigh […]

ARAU-GIANT (PINGUINUS IMPENNIS)

25 Apr

ARAU-GIANT (PINGUINUS IMPENNIS)

ARAU-GIANT Kingdom: Animalia Filo: Chordata Class: Birds Order: Ciconiiformes Family: Laridae Genre: Pinguinus Species: Pinguinus impennis The Pinguinus impennis (ARAU-GIANT) is a species of bird extinct in the nineteenth century, around the year 1845. Indiscriminate hunting was the main cause of its end. Of relatively large size and weight, this bird was not flying, but […]

The red macaw

24 Apr

The red macaw

The red macaw occurs in much of Brazil, occupying a region of the Amazon and the coastal rivers bordered by forests, reaching as far as Espirito Santo, Rio de Janeiro and the interior of Paraná. It can also be found in Colombia, the Venezuelan plains, Bolivia and northern Argentina. Belongs to the class of birds, […]

Giant elk

23 Apr

Giant elk

The Giant elk reached a height of 2.2 m at the cross in the case of males, much larger than the largest of elk. It was a species with strong sexual dimorphism, since the females were considerably smaller and graceful than the males, besides lacking their impressive antlers. description Traditionally, the size of the Irish […]

Irara

22 Apr

Irara

The irara (Eira barbara) is an omnivorous animal of the mustelid family. It is the only species of the genus Eira. It has a similar aspect to the mink and weasels, being able to reach a length of 60 centimeters (not including the tail). The iras inhabit the tropical forests of Central and South America. […]

Tasmanian tiger

21 Apr

Tasmanian tiger

Tiger, kangaroo, dog, wolf or fox? The Tasmanian tiger had a little of each. Tasmanian tiger, marsupial wolf and Tasmanian wolf. These are some of the names used to identify Thylacinus cynocephalus, a robust carnivorous marsupial with ares of kangaroo, dog, wolf and fox and with brindle fur – in fact, its only feline characteristic. […]

Alligator Assu

20 Apr

Alligator Assu

The alligator Assu is also known as black alligator, is the largest of all South American alligators, and can reach 6 meters in length. Nowadays it is very rare to find it, since it is much hunted for use of your skin. Farmers do not like alligators around because they pose some danger to people […]

Flounder

19 Apr

Flounder

Flounder is the common name given to several species of pleuronectiform demersal fish of the Pleuronectoidei suborder which have as a common feature a specific body morphology characterized by a flat body and an asymmetrical head with both eyes on one side. The group has a broad natural distribution, typically occurring in sandy and muddy […]

Jacaretinga

18 Apr

Jacaretinga

It is a carnivorous and aggressive animal, that can reach the size of 4 meters, counting from its head to the tip of the tail. The female becomes adult when she reaches 1 meter and 20, when she is approximately 4 years old. It has a naturally olive green color, with some spots, its jaws […]